Wilson leads No. 4 South Carolina past No. 15 Maryland 94-86
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Wilson leads No. 4 South Carolina past No. 15 Maryland 94-86

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Personal glory doesn’t really excite A’ja Wilson all that much. The South Carolina senior is all about winning, especially after experiencing the thrill of claiming the NCAA championship last season. Thus, after scoring a career-high 32 points in a 94-86 victory over No. 15 Maryland on Monday night, Wilson declared: … Continue reading

Baltimore officers testifying in police van driver’s hearing
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Baltimore officers testifying in police van driver’s hearing

BALTIMORE (AP) — Fellow police officers are testifying at a disciplinary hearing for a Baltimore police van driver. The hearing is expected to continue Wednesday for Officer Caesar Goodson, who drove the van in which 25-year-old Freddie Gray suffered a fatal injury after being arrested in April 2015. The police department is seeking to fire … Continue reading

US Justice Department won’t charge Baltimore police officers
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US Justice Department won’t charge Baltimore police officers

BALTIMORE (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday it won’t bring federal civil rights charges against six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest and in-custody death of Freddie Gray, a young black man whose death touched off weeks of protests and unrest in the city. The officers were charged by state prosecutors … Continue reading

Conservatives urged not to ‘squander’ Trump presidency
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Conservatives urged not to ‘squander’ Trump presidency

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s vice president and top aides delivered one overriding message Thursday to the thousands of conservative activists gathered for their annual conference outside of Washington: Don’t blow it. Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Vice President Mike Pence said Trump’s victory provided the nation with what could … Continue reading

Old farmstead’s history runs from John Brown to James Brown
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Old farmstead’s history runs from John Brown to James Brown

DARGAN, Md. (AP) — From John Brown’s raid to James Brown’s wail, a stream of hot-blooded American history runs through a 19th-century farmstead in the Appalachian foothills of western Maryland. The John Brown connection is well known. The restored log farmhouse near Dargan is where the abolitionist launched his ill-fated, 1859 seizure of a federal … Continue reading

Local / Politics / U.S. News / Virginia

Court orders reconsideration of Maryland gun law ruling

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Maryland’s assault weapons ban implicates its citizens’ core Second Amendment rights and must be reviewed under a more rigorous judicial standard than the one used by a judge who upheld the law’s constitutionality, a divided federal appeals court ruled Thursday. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals … Continue reading